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William Shakespeare in the Park -- Shakespeare in Central Park
See Shakespeare's As You Like It or Sondheim's Into the Woods in Central Park this summer.

Rooftop Films
See new underground films on rooftops in New York City this summer.

New York Films at the Tribeca Film Festival
Check out New York stories at the Tribeca Film Festival -- including films set in New York and films by NYC filmmakers.

Tribeca Film Festival
Learn all about this year's Tribeca Film Festival -- including what movies to see, how to buy tickets,and how to get around.

Interview with Newsies Star Ben Fankhauser
Newsies star Ben Fankhauser talks about his Broadway debut and Newsies the musical

Once in a Lullaby: The Story of New York's PS22 Chorus
A review of the inspiring documentary Once in a Lullaby: The Story of New York's PS22 Chorus, premiering at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

Best Songs About New York City
Here's a New York City playlist featuring songs about NYC from artists from Sinatra to the Ramones to Jay-Z.

Faces of Ground Zero -- Ten Years Later
Shortly after September 11th, 2001, photographer Joe McNally captured the heroes of that day with his giant Polaroid camera and the Faces of Ground Zero exhibit was viewed by more than a million people. Ten years later, a new exhibit at Time Warner Center presents the original Faces of Ground Zero photos, along with images of many of the heroes...

Great Moments in Gay New York City Theater History
Read about memorable moments in the gay history of the New York City theater world.

An Interview with Josh Gad, Star of The Book of Mormon
Interview with The Book of Mormon star Josh Gad -- Broadway actor, Daily Show correspondent.

Cheap Off-Broadway Tickets
Get 2-for-1 Broadway and Off-Broadway tickets this January and February.

BMW Guggenheim Lab
Visit the BMW Guggenheim Lab in the East Village for free lectures, films, exhibits, and workshops inspired by the theme of urban comfort.

Broadway Favorite Rent is Back with a New Venue, New Star
Read our Q&A with Adam Chanler-Berat, starring as Mark in the new production of Rent.

How to Get Tickets to the Tribeca Film Festival
Find out how to buy Tribeca Film Festival tickets online, at the box office, and by phone.

Gay Themed Theater in New York City for Summer and Fall 2011
Gay characters and themes are always plentiful in New York City theater, from tiny shows to major Broadway productions. Here's a look at the best and gayest of what's on offer for Summer and Fall 2011.

Best New York Jazz Clubs
Scattered throughout Manhattan are some of the best Jazz venues in the world. From historic Jazz clubs like the Blue Note and Birdland to hip little clubs perfect for taking that special someone out on a date, you can’t go wrong with a night of hot jazz.

Ten Top Broadway Shows to See this Summer
Catch the hottest summer shows on Broadway and beyond -- including hot new Broadway premieres, Shakespeare in the Park, summer runs of past favorites, and more.

Rent's Adam Chanler-Berat on Succeeding on Broadway
Read acting advice from Adam Chanler-Berat, who went from working at Starbucks to starring in Rent.

Broadway and Off Broadway New York Theater Deal Guide
Your Guide to Broadway and Off Broadway New York Theater Ticket Deals. Find discount Broadway and Off Broadway tickets to the hottest shows.

A Matter of Taste Film Review
The new documentary A Matter of Taste follows chef Paul Liebrandt during his highs and lows in the New York City restaurant business.

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Film Review
Meet the legendary Broadway performer Carol Channing, now in her 90s and still going strong, in this uplifting documentary by Dori Berinstein.

F. Murray Abraham in The Merchant of Venice at Pace University
See F. Murray Abraham as Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice at Pace University.

Spectacular Christmas Shows in New York
This holiday season, why not treat someone you love to Christmas or Hanukkah tickets to a spectacular show. The Rockettes are kicking at Radio City Music Hall. The amazing Beatles tribute band Rain is hosting a party on Broadway. The Cirque du Soleil performers are playing in the snow at Madison Square Garden. Drag legend Justin Bond is...

Rain -- A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway
It's as close as you'll get to seeing The Beatles perform live. Rain is a Beatles tribute band made up of talented musicians and performers who provide a memorable and uplifting Beatles experience for fans young and old.

8 Great Gay Artworks in New York City Museums - LGBT Art in NYC

The list of LGBT artists who've lived in New York City is incredibly long, but so is the list of LGBT-themed art from New York and beyond that now resides within the city's major art repositories. Check out these important pieces next time you hit one of Gotham's top museums.

Where to See LGBT Films in New York City
Your guide to finding gay films in New York City. Find dates and locations for LGBT film series, LGBT film festivals, and theaters that often screen LGBT-themed movies.

Wintuk Cirque du Soleil Review
See Cirque du Soleil performers in Wintuk.

Nice Guy Johnny - Movie Review
A movie review of Nice Guy Johnny, director Edward Burns' new film premiering at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.

Please Give - Movie Review
A movie review of Please Give, director Nicole Holofcener's new film premiering at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival and starring Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, and Amanda Peet.

Hair Broadway Reviews
Write a review of Hair, the Tony-winning Broadway musical

Hair on Broadway
A review of the hit Broadway musical Hair

Best New York TV Shows
A list of the best TV shows set in New York

City Island
A movie review of City Island, debuting at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and starring Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Emily Mortimer, Alan Arkin

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Stop by the Museum of Modern Art and view modern and contemporary works by world-renowned artists. Explore the spacious new facility and find painting and sculpture galleries, photography exhibits, and daily film programs in the museum’s theaters.

What to See at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Stop by the Museum of Modern Art and view modern and contemporary works by world-renowned artists. See works by Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Dali, Warhol, Pollock, Johns, and more.

Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art boasts one of the world's foremost collections of 20th American art. All New Yorkers should visit to see works by Hopper, de Kooning, Rothko, O'Keefe, and many other artists.

Guggenheim Museum
Photos of the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan - a world-famous collection of art housed in a distinctive structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Metropolitan Musuem of Art: New York City's Famous Met Museum
Your guide to the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Get directions, address, ticket prices, and other information. Learn about the Met's history, the top ten paintings to see at the museum, and an overview of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's many collections.

New York City's American Museum of Natural History: Dinosaurs, The Hayden ...
Visit the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and explore the amazing worlds of the dinosaurs, outer space, and the history of the natural world. See the famous dinosaur skeletons, the giant blue whale and other animals, the Hayden planetarium and space displays, and much more.

Carnegie Hall
All about Carnegie Hall, New York's famous concert hall. Get Carnegie Hall concert listings, directions, seating charts, ticket information, and more.

The Real Housewives of New York City
See photos of the ladies of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City

Best New York Movies
A list of the 20 best New York Movies. Great gifts for New York movie lovers.

New York Skyline Views From Top Of The Rock at Rockefeller Center
Photos of New York Skyline From Top Of The Rock at Rockefeller Center. Empire State Building, Central Park, Chrysler Building, and more NYC skyline views.

The Cloisters Museum: Visit Medieval Europe in Upper Manhattan
A trip to the Cloisters museum allows New Yorkers to travel back to medieval Europe without ever leaving Manhattan. The Cloisters features beautiful architecture, breathtaking artwork, and a serene and lovely setting.

Cool Museums in Manhattan
Museum Mile isn’t Manhattan’s only art and culture hot spot. Check out some of these alternative museums featuring some of Manhattan’s most outrageous and fascinating exhibits and collections.

Independent Movie Theaters in Manhattan
With long lines, high prices, and never-ending commercials, traditional movie theaters can be a headache. Check out some of Manhattan’s best independent theaters for an enjoyable movie-going experience.

New York on Film: Great TV and Movie Locations in Manhattan
Look out, Hollywood! Some of the most memorable moments in movies and TV have been shot on location in New York City. Learn more about the Manhattan locations used by your favorite movies and TV shows.

Best New York Movies Set In Grand Central Terminal
Check out classic New York movies featuring scenes set in Grand Central terminal (and often shot on location in the station).

New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park
Enjoy free concerts in New York City's parks featuring the New York Philharmonic.

Midsummer Night Swing
View the schedule for Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center, featuring 25 summer nights of dancing fun -- swing, salsa, tango, disco, and more. Each Midsummer Night Swing begins with an hour long lesson to learn some moves. It's a night of dancing in the streets of Manhattan.

New York International Fringe Festival -- FringeNYC
The New York International Fringe Festival features 13 days of experimental and cutting-edge performances by up-and-coming artists.

Film Festivals in New York City
Each year, New York City theaters and entertainment venues host a wide variety of film festivals featuring a range of works from independent filmmakers, students, and emerging artists.

Best Buy Theatre Times Square
Check out summer concerts at the new Nokia Theatre Times Square. Get directions, ticket information, and concert schedules. See Panic! At The Disco, David Lee Roth, Jodeci, Henry Rollins, Digable Planets.

"Manhattan Noir" Book Review: Stylish Crime Stories Set in New York City
Review of "Manhattan Noir", an anthology of noir short stories about the dark side of New York City edited by crime-fiction writer Lawrence Block.

New York City Culture Guide and Calendar
A comprehensive guide to what's going on at Manhattan's museums, performance spaces, and other cultural centers. Listings for dance, theater, art,m music and film events.

Mariah Carey Comeback -- The Emancipation of Mimi, We Belong Together
Mariah Carey is hot again. Her new album, The Emancipation of Mimi, and her #1 single, We Belong Together, have put Mariah back in the spotlight.

A Stadium Story: The Battle for New York's Final Frontier
See "A Stadium Story: The Battle for New York's Last Frontier" at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. This documentary chronicles the battle over building the West Side Stadium to host the 2012 Olympics in New York City.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met is one of the world's greatest museums. Don't take it for granted just because it's in our backyard. Check the web site for upcoming events and special exhibitions.

New York Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Visit MoMA in its new home -- a 630,000 s.f. facility designed by Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. View masterworks by artists including Cezanne and van Gogh. Check out upcoming exhibitions.

La Mama Experimental Theater Club
LaMama produces original performance work by artists of all nations and cultures. Specializing in nurturing new talent, LaMama helped launch playwrights including Lanford Wilson and Sam Shepard. The four-building LaMama complex features three theaters, an art gallery, and rehearsal space.

City Center -- Performing Arts and Dance
Founded in 1943, City Center's mandate is to make performing arts accessible to all New Yorkers. Focusing on dance productions and theater.

Gen Art Film Festival: The Best New Independent Films Premiere at Gen Art New...
The Gen Art Film Festival, which runs in New York from April 3 through April 11, showcases the best in new independent films from the most promising directors. See seven buzz-worthy new independent films featuring top actors and performers. Then attend seven hot after-parties at New York's hottest lounges and clubs.

Museum of Television & Radio
Dedicated to preserving and exhibiting radio and television programming, including historical artifacts. Screenings and seminars feature renowned filmmakers and entertainment personalities.

Manhattan on TV: Great TV Series Set in New York City
Guide to top television series set in New York City -- including Seinfeld, Sex and the City, Friends, Law & Order, and The Jeffersons.

Lincoln Center -- Opera, Ballet, Music, and More
Lincoln Center, the world's largest performing arts center, is home to the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Ballet, and Lincoln Center Presents (with programs such as the Mostly Mozart Festival and Midsummer Night Swing). Visit the web site to find upcoming performances, order tickets, or find out more about the performing arts.

The Apprentice with Donald Trump is Back for Season 4
Check out The Apprentice Season 4 with Donald Trump. Including info on candidates Josh, Brian and Toral from New York City.

Fusion Flash Concerts -- Free Surprise Concerts By The Roots, Fat Joe, ...
Be in on this summer's biggest secret in the music business. Get on the select list of insiders to learn the secret locations where you can see hot artists like The Roots, Fat Joe, and Yellowcard perform for free.

The Apprentice: Martha Stewart -- Trump Reality Spin-Off Films in New York City
Read about the new NBC reality show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. Martha Stewart follows in the footsteps of Donald Trump and searches for a domestically gifted protege.

Tribeca Film Festival Reviews -- NY,NY Category Winners
Check out reviews of Tribeca Film Festival winners in the NY,NY category. In the narrative category, Georgia Lee's Red Doors is a funny and touching family story. In the documentary category, Riker's High is a compelling inside look at the education of teenage inmates inside the walls of Riker's Island.

New York Public Library
The New York Public Library offers much more than access to millions of books, films, and other items. With 4 major research libraries and 39 branch locations in Manhattan, the Library also offers exhibitions, evetns and classes for kids and adults alike.

New York City Waterfalls
The New York City Waterfalls is an art installation featuring four 90 - 120 foot man-made waterfalls at four sites around New York City.

Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra
Put on your vintage rags and hit the dance floor for Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra, a modern New York band with a Jazz Age sound.

Mystery Men in Madison Square Park
Those mysterious figures in Madison Square Park and on nearby roofs and street and sidewalks are a public art exhibit by Antony Gormley called Event Horizon.

5 Essential Upper East Side Art Galleries
Here are 5 of the very best art galleries on Manhattan's Upper East Side, showcasing works from established masters and emerging artists alike.

SummerStage in Manhattan: 2014 Lineup Announced
The SummerStage lineup for 2014 has been announced, proposing the most exciting roster of free-of-charge summer cultural events in New York City.

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